Mature gas field operations
Menshikov S.N. (Gazprom Dobycha Nadym), Laperdin A.N. (TyumenNIIgiprogaz), Ermilov O.M. (Gazprom Dobycha Nadym), Morozov I.S. (Gazprom Dobycha Nadym)
Gas and condensate fields in Yamal-Nenets region are the key energy contributors to Russia, neighbouring states, and non-FSU markets presently.
Modelling oil and gas fields, and enhanced oil recovery
Surguchev L.M. (International Research Institute in Stavanger)
Employment of field-tested analytical tools at early production stages, to ensure a better choice of enhanced oil recovery methods in future, offers labour and cost reductions involved in multiple-option numerical estimates using a fluid flow model, along with opportunities to draw on field experience with this methodology testing.
Modelling hydrocarbons pVT properties, and thermodynamic implications of field development
Brusilovsky A.I. (Gazpromneft NTTs)
The author addresses the development of, and applications for natural hydrocarbon systems' pVT properties modelling.
Actual gas presence data assist estimates of multiphase flow in wells under water encroachment
Kalinovsky Y.V. (Ufa State Petroleum Technological University), Ponomarev A.I. (Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy), Lanchakov G.A. (Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy), Stavitsky V.A. (Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy)
When estimating gas/liquids flow in wells, it is important to know the actual gas content of this fluid.
Gas and condensate recovery ratios: estimates, approvals, and improvements
Kolbikov S.V. (NOVATEK), Moskvin I.P. (DeGolyer and MacNaughton)
When addressing gas and condensate recovery ratio estimates and testing, in addition to cycling-process-based applications for condensate recovery improvements (exemplified by West Siberia), essentially low performance for condensate was noted, with strong downside divergence with official recoverable reserve targets for C5+ hydrocarbons in general.
Associated gas to assist Bazhenov play development in West Siberia
Lobusev A.V., Chalovsky I.P., Lobusev M.A., Vertiyevets Y.A. (Gubkin Oil & Gas University)
This paper addresses geological and operating assessments regarding the opportunities for wider commercial production from Bazhenov play.
Pumping operations in water-encroached wells for methane hydrate recovery
Drozdov A.N., Bulatov G.G. (Gubkin Oil & Gas University)
These new well pumping-based operations employ submersible centrifugal pumps and are expected to help develop methane hydrate fields under lower costs when compared with more common thermal, physical, and chemical methods.
Artificial lift for low-pressure gas and condensate wells
Drozdov A.N. (Gubkin Oil & Gas University)
The paper addresses various artificial lift-related technologies applicable to gas and condensate recovery under lower formation pressure.
Field gathering and treatment of gas and condensate
Melnikov V.B. (Gubkin Oil & Gas University), Istomin V.A. (Gazprom VNIIGAZ)
Analysis of processes involved in upstream gathering and treatment of gas and condensate indicates feasibility of using advanced technologies.
Maturing fields: optimising gas producer costs
Menshikov S.N., Elgin V.V., Sereda T.E. (Gazprom Dobycha Nadym), Yagolnitser M.A. (Institute of Economics and Industrial Engineering)
In the maturing field environment, gas operations are typically associated with progressively falling performance due to rising upstream operating costs attributable to ageing equipment.
Gas dispatch automation: a key development path for gas sector process control
Grigor’ev L.I. (Gubkin Oil & Gas University)
The paper presents main results produced from extensive research and development focusing on gas dispatch automation and control.
Information technologies for gas transportation and distribution
Sukharev M.G. (Gubkin Oil & Gas University)
ITs have become inherent to gas transmission dispatch operations.
Methodology for research into and assessment of major gas pipelines' reliability
Deineko S.V. (Gubkin Oil & Gas University)
This paper addresses a new methodology to encompass gas pipeline reliability research, analysis, and assessments.
Optimum gas offtakes and injection distribution among storage wells
Ermolayev A.I., Ibragimov I.I. (Gubkin Oil & Gas University)., Khan S.A. (Gazprom)
This paper proposes algorithms for optimum distribution of gas withdrawals and injections among gas storage wells.
Hydrogen underground storage: natural methane generation and in-situ self-organisation
Panfilov M.B. (Nancy University)
According to in-situ observations, a hydrogen underground storage behaves as a natural chemical reactor generating methane.
Natural methane hydrates: history and prospects
Makogon Y.F. (Texas A-M University)
Methane hydrates are known to be a promising energy. Their progressive development is expected to benefit numerous economies and sustain the global political stability.
Modelling CBM development
Bulatov G.G., Gritsai I.A., Kornishin K.A. (Gubkin Oil & Gas University)
Methane production from coal beds largely depends on coal deposit and gas pool properties.
Commercial gas processing to yield chemicals and vehicle fuels
Lapidus A.L., Golubeva I.A., Krylov I.F., Zhagfarov F.G. (Gubkin Oil & Gas University)
With its world's greatest gas reserves, Russia still uses its gas mostly as energy. Within the country's total energy balance, gas presently occupies over 52%.